Support the Target
Check in with the target regularly.
Ask if you can do anything to support them.
Signpost them to advice, information and support.
Research and share options with them.
Keep a record of:
- dates and witnesses to incidents
- behaviour observed
- impact you have noticed or know about
- any interventions made
Request the company policy
Ask to see the company policy on sexual harassment or bullying and harassment. You might find these in the company handbook, you may need to ask a line manager, the producer or stage manager for a copy. If the organisation runs a Guardian scheme you can approach them.
Seek independent advice and guidance
Contact external organisations and sources including:
Signpost to emotional support:
Other support you can give
Help the target to make an informal or formal complaint if they wish to do so.
Offer to be a witness to any behaviour you have seen.
Seek consent from the target before escalating on their behalf.